Officials: $140 million in Missouri tax refunds still has to be - KMOV.com

Officials: $140 million in Missouri tax refunds still has to be paid

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By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As many as 300,000 Missourians are still waiting for tax refund checks nearly a two months after the tax deadline.

State officials say it may be another month before the Missouri Department of Revenue sends out the remaining $140 million in refunds.

Through the end of April, Missouri’s net general revenues were up just 0.5 percent though the first 10 months of the 2014 fiscal year.

A state tax official says the state is not behind on processing the refunds, but are choosing to hold onto the money a little longer than usual.

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